France is a hub of greatly appreciated and loved fashion and food culture. Paris being the capital of magic, outside Paris is very different and unique.
French cuisine is an expression of passion. They have lengthy meals, and it is a part of French culture. Over the years, cooking styles have evolved from complicated heavy meals to reflect their highly sophisticated society. French love eating out; you will encounter many bars, restaurant cafes and baristas everywhere.
Paris’s fashion capital is home to fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Dior, and Chanel. Locals have more distinct styles and are very sophisticated. Flowery dresses, long coats, well-cut suits, leather pants are the typical outfits that seem put together effortlessly but create magic.
French takes immense pride in their cuisine and fashion and are typically offended by any negative comment.
French takes their food seriously. They bring significant time and trouble to prepare a meal. If someone visits a restaurant, the French think they’ve come because they are “Hungry”. If you are not “Famished”, don’t go. Restaurants are for hungry people willing to sit through 5 – 7 courses may be more. Ordering a one-course meal or just a starter is considered “very bad”. Also, being too picky and leaving food on the plate is deemed insulting.
French value their style and try to always remain clean groomed. Casual wear in most situations is frowned upon. French has a more formal attitude to dressing and expects others to dress up. French has an immense sense of style and is very sophisticated. Style comes easy to them, and if you try and dress up, you might fit right.
When visiting France, do thorough research on what and where to eat and pack elegantly. To enjoy a relaxed holiday in France, you need to act pro and know it all about food and fashion etiquette in France.